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Sunday, December 13 2020

A National Independent Water and Catchment Policy Centre

Australia is the driest inhabited continent and has some of the most highly variable rainfall and run-off on Earth. Long-term, sustainable management of our waters and catchments is of critical importance.

Fresh water is often a scarce and always a...

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Wednesday, December 02 2020

Sidney Myer Fund Annual Report 2020

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Wednesday, December 02 2020

The Myer Foundation Annual Report 2020

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Sunday, September 06 2020

Investor Group on Climate Change

The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) is a collaboration of Australian and New Zealand investors focusing on the impact that climate change has on the financial value of investments. It was established 

 in 2005 by ten founding investors...

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Sunday, September 06 2020

Australian Youth Climate Coalition

The Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) is Australia’s largest youth-run organisation with a mission to build a movement of young people leading solutions to the climate crisis. AYCC believes that the only way to solve the climate crisis is through...

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Wednesday, August 26 2020

Stars Foundation

Stars Foundation supports Indigenous girls and young women to engage in education, to transition to employment or further education and training, and to be empowered to make positive life choices. It does this through relationship-based programs delivered by full-time, in-school...

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Monday, December 02 2019

Annual Report 2019

The 2018 - 2019 Annual Report for The Myer Foundation and the SIdney Myer Fund.

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Thursday, November 21 2019

100% Responsible Investing

Some of the most recognisable names in Australian philanthropy have announced 100% of their multi-million-dollar portfolios will be re-directed to responsible investments.

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Sunday, December 02 2018

FY18 Annual Report of The Myer Foundation & Sidney Myer Fund

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Saturday, December 02 2017

2017 SMF & TMF Annual Report

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Tuesday, February 28 2017

Australian Marriage Equality

The Myer Foundation and Sidney Myer Fund, in partnership with 38 other philanthropic trusts and foundation announced their support for Australian Marriage Equality. Following a national campaign and a postal vote in which the Australian community strongly indicated its support...

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Saturday, December 31 2016

A New Approach

A New Approach established by The Myer Foundation in partnership with the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Keir Foundation to address a shortfall in up-to-date, independent, and accurate data and research supporting investment in Australia’s arts and cultural...

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Friday, December 02 2016

2016 SMF & TMF Annual Report

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Monday, July 04 2016

Pilot Evaluation of Sidney Myer Fund and Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Capacity Building Program

The Arts & Humanities Capacity Building Program sought to strengthen and grow the independent arts and cultural sector in Australia by granting money to ensembles, collectives, groups and organisations that were highly connected within their sector and producing excellent work in an attempt...

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Wednesday, December 02 2015

2015 SMF & TMF Annual Report

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Tuesday, December 02 2014

2014 SMF & TMF Annual Report

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Monday, December 02 2013

2013 SMF & TMF Annual Report

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Wednesday, December 31 2008

ClimateWorks

ClimateWorks Australia was established by The Myer Foundation in partnership with Monash University as part of the 2009 Commemorative Grants Program.  Aiming to help bridge the gap between climate research and action  The Myer Foundation and Monash University partnered...

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Monday, December 31 2001

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is Australia’s largest human rights organisation providing support to people seeking asylum. The Centre is an independent not-for-profit organisation whose programs support and empower people seeking asylum to maximise their own physical, mental and...

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Thursday, December 31 1998

The Foundation for Rural and Regional

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Foundation for Rural and Regional (FRRR), with the Sidney Myer Fund and Federal Government as founding members. The Sidney Myer Fund donated $1 million as part of the 1999...

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Thursday, December 31 1992

Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership

Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership (formerly The Cranlana Programme) established by The Myer Foundation.

First established in 1993 by the Myer Foundation, the Cranlana Programme was created to promote informed discussion about responsible, ethical leadership. Inspired by the Aspen Institute...

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Sunday, December 31 1989

Asialink

Asialink was established in 1989 by The Myer Foundation in partnership with the Federal Government’s Commission for the Future.

Asialink is a think-tank that promotes better relations between Australia and Asian economies and is Australia's leading centre for creative...

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Thursday, December 31 1970

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health (formerly Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine) was created by The Myer Foundation in partnership with The Ian Potter Foundation. 

As reported in The Age on 3 May 1960:
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Wednesday, February 11 1959

Sidney Myer Music Bowl

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl was opened by the Prime Minster of Australia Robert Menzies on 12 February 1959, the culmination of years of discussion and planning and enabled by a gift of £200,000 from the Sidney Myer Fund which covered...

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Human Rights Law Centre - Safeguarding Democracy

Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC) is Australia's premier independent human rights organisation, utilising strategic legal action, policy development and advocacy to support people and communities to eliminate inequality and injustice and build a fairer, more compassionate Australia.

The...

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Sidney Myer Fund Education Committee Report

This report captures and summarise the key achievements of the Sidney Myer Fund’s Education Committee and shares stories of the grantees’ successes.

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